REID: Glen Merle Reid, 87, of Topeka, KS, formerly of Atchison and Nortonville, KS, passed away, Sunday, September 16, 2007 at the Stormont-Vail Hospital in Topeka.
Funeral services will be 10:30 am, Thursday, September 20, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Nortonville with Rev. Michael VanVelzer, officiating. Burial will be in the Nortonville Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at the O’Trimble Funeral Home in Nortonville. Memorial contributions are suggested to Northeast Kansas Parkinson’s Association or St. Matthew Lutheran Church. Condolences may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Glen was born February 19, 1920 in the Good Intent Community, west of Atchison, the son of John and Gladys (Hunt) Reid. He served with the US Army Air Corp during WWII on Attu in the Aleutian Islands. Glen and Harriet Ann Sharp were married on July 11, 1942 in Atchison and they recently celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Mr. Reid owned and operated his own family business, Reid Auto Service, in Atchison for many years, retiring in 1981. Among his interests were steam engines and old tractors and he was known for being able to build or repair anything mechanical. He built to scale a replica of a Russell Steam Engine many years ago that still operates. Mr. Reid was a member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church in Nortonville, the Atchison American Legion Post # 6, and the Disabled American Veterans. He had served as a Past Commander of the local DAV.
Mr. Reid is survived by his wife, Harriet, of their home in Topeka; three children and their spouses, Janet and Robert Straub of Topeka; Steve and Angie Reid of Newton, KS; and Phil and Debra Reid of Basehor, KS; one sister, Ruth Summers of Wheatland, MO; five grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.
Mr. Reid was preceded in death by his parents and a sister-in-law, Rosella Niemann.
CRAWLEY: Dorothy Marie Crawley, 92, Lee’s Summit, MO passed away Saturday, September 15, 2007 at Village Care Center at John Knox’s Village.
Graveside services will be 12:00 P.M. Tuesday, September 18, 2007 at Evergreen Cemetery, Effingham, KS, under the direction of Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Memorial contributions are suggested to the donor’s choice and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mrs. Crawley was born June 5, 1915 in Effingham, KS the daughter of Mitchell and Martha (Shurgart) Buhrmester. She had worked as a Catalog Supervisor for Sears Department Store until she retired. She was a member of the Easter Star and had been attending New Haven Baptist Church. She was a resident of the Temple Heights Manor from 1986 to 2004. Dorothy enjoyed doing needle work, reading and spending time with family and friends.
She married James W. Crawley in 1935. He preceded her in death in January 1986. Her parents and brother Ralph Buhrmester also preceded her in death.
Survivors include her son Jim L. Crawley and his wife Cheryl of Kansas City, MO and daughter Connie L. Inlow of Conway, AR. 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
SCHRICK: Nicholas F. Schrick, 90, Nortonville, KS formerly of Effingham, KS, passed away Monday, September 10, 2007 at Atchison Hospital.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 A.M. Thursday, September 13, 2007 at St. Ann’s Church in Effingham, KS. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery. A rosary will be said at 7:00 P.M. Wednesday, at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home followed by visitation until 8:30 P.M. Memorial contributions may be made to the Effingham Rescue Squad and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mr. Schrick was born February 15, 1917 in Nortonville, KS the son of John and Anna K. (Putthoff) Schrick. He was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in WWII. Nick owned and operated Nick Schrick Trucking in Effingham, KS for 10 years and was later employed with Bendix in North Kansas City for 15 years. He was a member of the St. Ann’s Church, the American Legion Post and the Faternal Order of Eagles in Overland Park, KS. Nick enjoyed dancing going to the casino and spending time with family.
Mr. Schrick married Virginia Irene Kohler on November 13, 1967 in Parkville, MO. She preceded him in death on February 15, 1981.
Survivors include his sisters Margaret Diebolt of Effingham, KS; and Louise Silvius of Overland Park, KS. Brothers John Schrick of Kansas City, MO and Lawrence Schrick of Florissant, MO; and numerous nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife, sister Leona Haverkamp and brother Herman Schrick preceded him in death.
MEEKS: LeDoit A. Meeks, 73, of Effingham, KS. died Friday, September 07, 2007 at the Atchison Hospital.
Funeral services will be 10:30 AM on Monday, Sept. 10th, 2007 at the Effingham Union Church with Rev. Jeff Cochran officiating. Burial will follow in the Monrovia Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to8:00 PM on Sunday at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Effingham Union Church, or the Donor’s Choice. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
LeDoit was born on Oct. 8, 1933 in Troy, KS., the son of Percy and Martina (Powell) Meeks. He resided in Doniphan County until 1952, when he moved to Atchison, KS. and then to their home and farm in rural Effingham in 1972. He graduated from Wathena High School with the class of 1952. LeDoit worked for the Engineering Department of the Kansas Department of Transportation for 41 years, retiring in 1993. He was a registered Land Surveyor and a member of the Kansas Society of Land Surveyors. He was a member of the Effingham Union Church and the Masonic Lodge of Atchison, KS. LeDoit was a member and past president of the Atchison Lions Club. He was an avid collector of toy tractors and trains. He was a beloved husband, father and truly enjoyed being with his grandchildren.
He was married to Kathleen (Canter) Meeks, on November 20th, 1954 in Wathena, KS. at the United Methodist Church. Mrs. Meeks survives of the home. Additional survivors include two sons; Roger and his wife Denise Meeks, of Lincoln, NE., Steven and his wife Karen Meeks, Effingham, KS., a brother; Robert D. and his wife Judy Meeks, St. Joseph, Mo., five grandchildren. His parents preceded him in death.
COWAN: Darlene M."Turp" Cowan, 73, Atchison, KS., died Monday, Sept. 3, 2007 at her home.
Funeral services 2:00 PM Friday, Sept.7th,2007 at Trinity Lutheran Church . Burial will follow in the Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison. The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:30 on Thursday, Sept. 6th at the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Abundant Life Hospice, Trinity Lutheran School Technology Fund or Trinity Lutheran Church Organ Fund and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Darlene M .Turpin was born on March 5, 1934 in Atchison, KS. the daughter of Bailous B. and Irene E. (Chew) Turpin. She graduated from Atchison High School, in 1952. Darlene worked as a secretary for the Duncan-Senecal Law Office, later the Wilson & O’Keefe Abstract Company, and was presently the Deli Manager for Murphy’s Quick Stop in Atchison. She was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church, the Atchison Women’s Bowling Association, the V.F.W. Auxiliary, and the Bellevue Country Club. Darlene enjoyed sports, softball and bowling, having won many bowling awards. Darlene had attended Forty-three State and Thirty-four National Bowling Tournaments. She especially enjoyed her grandchildren
She was married to Dwight L. Cowan on January 23, 1955 at Trinity Lutheran Church. Mr. Cowan preceded her in death on May 27th, 1975. She was married to James E. Marr and they were later divorced. Survivors include a son; David D. Cowan, Atchison, KS., three daughters, Debra D. Schneider, Atchison, Donna J. Cowan, Independence, Mo., and Diana “Dede” Cockrell, Olathe, KS., four brothers; Bill Turpin, Olathe, KS., Don Turpin, Ronald Turpin, and Dennis Turpin all of Atchison, KS., five grandchildren, Ashley Bignell, Megan Schneider, Tiffany Cowan, Samantha Cockrell, and Kiah Cockrell, two great grandchildren; Elijah Brittian, and Annabelle Bignell. Her parents, husband, son; Daniel L. “Dano” Cowan, 1998, brother, Jerry Turpin, and sisters; Betty Fugina, and Mary Jo Turpin all preceded her in death.
BAREISS: Ronald V. Bareiss, 67, Atchison, KS passed away Monday, August 27, 2007 at Midland Hospice in Topeka, KS after a 10 year battle of cancer.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 P.M. Friday, August 31, 2007 at Trinity Lutheran Church with the Reverend Robert Ziegler officiating. Burial at Lancaster Cemetery. Visitation will be from 7:00-8:30 P.M. Thursday at Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Midland Hospice or the Trinity Lutheran School Grant Fund and may be left in care of the funeral home. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mr. Bareiss was born November 21, 1939 in Atchison, KS the son of Ernest E. and Erma (Cashman) Bareiss. He was a graduate of Atchison High School and was a U.S. Air force Veteran. Ron had been employed with TWA overhall base in Kansas City, the Snowden Mize Athletic Store in Kansas City. He was also employed as an import export trade consultant with Spehart Inc. working primarily in Malaysia and Thailand. He retired in 1997 from OMI. Ron was a member of the Trinity Lutheran Church and was a member of the Pastors Bible Class and the Kennedy Callers. He enjoyed traveling, gardening, reading and spending time with his family.
He married Marlene Bramble, they later divorced. He then married Ruth Meyer on June 30, 1998 in Oregon, MO, she survives of the home.
Additional survivors include his sons Rodney Bareiss and his wife Bobbi Sue of St. Joseph, MO; and Randy Bareiss and his Fiancé Tina of Farmersville, TX; 3 step children Renae Miskowic, stationed in Guam; Stephen Miskowic of Lansing, KS; and Daniel Miskowic of Lansing, KS. 3 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren, and a sister Nancy Higley of Steelville, IL.
Ronald was preceded in death by his brothers Loren Bareiss, Charles Higley, Jr., and Ted Higley, sister Doris Jean Ingels and his parents.
NELSON: Mary A. Nelson, 101, formerly of Muscotah, died Thursday, August 23, 2007 at the Medicalodge in Holton, KS.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 AM Monday, August 27, 2007 at St. Ann’s Church, Effingham, KS with Fr. Benjamin Tremmel, OSB as Celebrant. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. A visitation will be held from 9:00-10:00 AM at the church with a Rosary being recited at 9:30 AM. Memorial contributions are suggested to the St. Ann’s Church and may be left in care of the Becker-Dyer-Stanton Funeral Home, Atchison, KS. Condolences to the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com.
Mary A. Ryan was born on March 8, 1906 in Argentine, KS the daughter of William and Margaret (O’Donahue) Ryan. She was a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Effingham, KS. Mrs. Nelson had worked as a secretary for a short period of time and devoted most of her time to being a housewife. She married William Sullivan on June 14, 1950. He preceded her in death on April 22, 1982.She later married William Nelson on Nov. 10, 1984. Mr. Nelson also preceded her in death on August 25, 2005.
Survivors include step-daughter JoRae (Bob) Krogman, Holton, KS, Step-son; Dwight Nelson, Wheaton, KS; several nieces and nephews including, Richard Van Bibber, Kansas City, KS; James “Bo” Sullivan, Effingham, KS; and Mike Sullivan, Kansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her parents, four brothers; William Ryan, Fr. John Ryan, James Ryan, Morris Ryan, and two sisters; Ann Guerard, and Catherine Van Bibber.